The Peaceful Sikkim

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The Peaceful Sikkim


Total Trip:
10 Days
Country Visited:
India
Places visited:
Kolkata, Glenburn Tea Estate, Kalimpong, Gangtok, Kolkata
Departure Date:
Dates are flexible and customizable for private departures

Sikkim is situated in the north Eastern Himalayas and is one of the most beautiful state of India. The peaceful Sikkim is the best holiday package of India for people looking for peaceful, yet one of the most picturesque destinations. The world’s third highest mountain, Kanchenjunga, regarded as the guardian deity of Sikkim, dominates the tiny Himalayan State with its awe-inspiring beauty and majesty. Landscapes, Himalayan range and beautiful sunrise makes this vacation special for you. So Just pack your bags and get ready to experience the beautiful and comfortable holiday you can ever have. 

Happy Journey, Bon voyage, Feliz Viaje, Glückliche Reise, Felice Viaggio, Jornada Feliz!

DAY 01: ARRIVE KOLKATA (BY INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT)

You will arrive today at Kolkata international Airport. After clearing immigration and other formalities at the airport you will be met by our representative at arrival hall terminal where you will find many people paging for their guests. Out of them you will find our representative holding a placard with your name written on it. He will assist and escort you to your vehicle and further transfer to your hotel for check-in.

DAY 02: KOLKATA

Post breakfast proceed for full day city tour. Visit to Flower Market, drive pass Howrah Bridge and proceed for an excursion to Belur Math and Dakshineshwar Kali Temple. On your way back to Kolkata visit College Street Book Market, Indian Coffee House and Kumhartoli.

DAY 03: FLY TO BAGDOGRA

Post breakfast you will be transferred to airport to board the flight for Bagdogra (It will be a short non-stop flight of 01 hour approximately).

 

On arrival meet at airport and transferred to Glenburn Tea Estate (approx. 85 kms / 2 ½ hours).  Glenburn is a heavenly little plantation retreat that lies on a hillock above the banks of the River Rungeet, high in the Himalayas, overlooked by the mighty Kanchenjunga mountain range.  The day will be at leisure for independent activities.

DAY 04 & 05: GLENBURN TEA ESTATE

Both Days will be at leisure to relax and rejuvenate at your Estate. Enjoy the walks nearby and witness the natural beauty at its best.

DAY 06: DRIVE TO KALIMPONG

Enjoy the breakfast at your Estate. Later you will be driven further to Kalimpong (approx. 35 kms / 1 to 1 ½ hours). 

 

On arrival proceed for check-in at your hotel. After quick wash and change proceed for visit to Thongsa Gompa followed by visit to Zong Dog Palri Fo Brang Gompa, which is on the Durpin hill & is famous for the Tibetan wall paintings.  It also has a religious debating society along with a school of Tibetan medicine.

DAY 07: DRIVE TO GANGTOK

Enjoy the breakfast at your hotel.

 

Later you will be driven further to Gangtok (approx.. 75 kms / 02 hours). Gangtok is cleanest cities you would ever come across, highly organized and beautifully maintained it the Switzerland of the east.  On arrival proceed for check-in at your hotel. Later in the afternoon you will be taken to Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten and Rumtek Monastery for visits.

DAY 08: GANGTOK

Post breakfast you will be taken to Tsomgo Lake or also called as Changu Lake which is a glacial lake. It is approx. 40 kms away from Gangtok. Return back and continue your sightseeing. The next you will visit will be Rumtek Monastery.

DAY 09: TRANSFER TO BAGDOGRA AIRPORT

Today post breakfast you will be transferred to Bagdogra airport (approx. 125 kms / 2 ½ hours). On arrival board the short flight for Kolkata.

 

Arrive Kolkata and transfer to your hotel. The evening will be at leisure or an additional sightseeing tour can also be arranged (optional).

DAY 10: TRANSFER TO KOLKATA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Today post breakfast you will be transferred to airport to board the flight for back home

 

Note: If you have some additional days in hand, we can club this tour with other holiday package like beautiful temples of Puri in odisha, golden triangle tour or Rajasthan tour of north India. KOLKATA is well connected to other parts of India via flight and trains. Please discuss the same with our holiday consultant FOR MORE OPTIONS

Note: If you have some additional days in hand, we can club this tour with other holidays package like beautiful temples of Puri in Odisha, Golden Triangle tour  or Rajasthan tour of North India. Kolkata is well connected to other parts of India via flights and trains. Please discuss the same with our holiday consultant  for more options.